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  • 24 Apr 2017
    Real Madrid's French coach Zinedine Zidane (R) applauds as Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo ...

    ‘Best ever’ Messi turns tables on Madrid

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique revelled in turning the tables on bitter rivals Real Madrid as Lionel Messi struck deep into stoppage time to edge a thrilling El Clasico 3-2 on Sunday. Messi's second ...

  • Chelsea’s French dynamo Kante named player of year

    N'Golo Kante's dynamic performances for double chasing Chelsea received the ultimate accolade from his peers on Sunday, the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Player of the Year award. The...

  • Serena Williams of the US smiles during the awards ceremony after her victory against Venus ...

    Pregnant Serena back in world number one spot

    US tennis star Serena Williams returned to the world number one spot in the latest WTA rankings released on Monday, days after announcing her pregnancy. The 35-year-old moved up one place during a...

  • 23 Apr 2017
    Crystal Palace's Zaire-born Belgian striker Christian Benteke (2L) shoots and scores past Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper ...

    Benteke comes back to haunt Liverpool

    Liverpool old-boy Christian Benteke stunned his former club with both Crystal Palace goals in a 2-1 win at Anfield on Sunday denting the home side’s top-four Premier League ambitions. Benteke han...

  • Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez (2L)celebrates scoring their second goal with Arsenal's Brazilian defender ...

    Sanchez caps Arsenal fightback, sets Chelsea final date

      Alexis Sanchez earned Arsenal an FA Cup final showdown with Chelsea and gave Arsene Wenger renewed hope of salvaging a troubled campaign as the gritty Gunners fought back to beat Manchester ...

  • Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football ...

    Rooney scores as United add extra bite to Manchester derby

      Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial scored on their returns to the side as Manchester United improved their hopes of a top-four Premier League finish with a 2-0 win at Burnley on Sunday. The...

  • Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts as he brandishes his trophy during the awarding ceremony following the ...

    Nadal wins historic 10th Monte Carlo title

    Rafael Nadal won the Monte Carlo Masters for a record-breaking 10th time with a dominant 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Spanish compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas on Sunday. The 30-year-old Nadal, who now has 50 ...

  • Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva (L) walks during the Spanish league football match Malaga ...

    Neymar out of Clasico after Barcelona lose patience

    Barcelona will not risk calling up star forward Neymar for the potential title decider with Real Madrid, the Spanish champions said on Sunday, just hours before El Clasico. The loss of the suspende...

  • NASSAU, BAHAMAS - APRIL 22: Jura Levy, Shericka Jackson, Sashalee Forbes and Elaine Thompson of Jamaica ...

    Gatlin trumps De Grasse, Thompson shines at World Relays

    Evergreen American sprinter Justin Gatlin struck gold when he anchored his team to victory at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau on Saturday, while double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson shone for Jamai...

  • 22 Apr 2017
    Chelsea's Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic (L) celebrates with Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa (C), ...

    Hazard, Matic mesmerize Spurs in stunning Cup semi

    Eden Hazard fired Chelsea into the FA Cup final as the Belgian's blistering strike ensured Antonio Conte's selection gamble paid off in his side's dramatic 4-2 win over Tottenham on Saturday. Blues...

  • Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara reacts during the German First division Bundesliga football match ...

    Thiago’s equaliser spares Bayern blushes

    Thiago Alcantara's second-half equaliser rescued Bayern Munich in Saturday's 2-2 draw at home to Mainz as the runaway Bundesliga leaders twice came from behind. Having bowed out of the Champions Le...

  • Middlesbrough's US Goalkeeper Brad Guzan leaves the pitch after losing the English Premier League football ...

    ‘Boro on brink of drop, Hull and Swansea battle on

    Gaston Ramirez' sending off cost struggling Middlesbrough dear on Saturday as a 4-0 whipping by Bournemouth left them nine points shy of safety in the Premier League. While they look set to be join...

  • Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (L) chats with Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar (2ndL) and Barcelona's ...

    Luis Enrique relishing Clasico with or without Neymar

    Barcelona boss Luis Enrique said he has prepared for his last El Clasico against Real Madrid on Sunday with or without star forward Neymar. The Brazilian is expected to serve the second of a three-...

  • Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger watches his players from the touchline during the English Premier ...

    Wenger in Wembley spotlight as Arsenal face City test

    Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal's FA Cup fate won't define his future, but the beleaguered Gunners boss desperately needs a victory over Manchester City in Sunday's semi-final to keep his growing army o...

  • Manchester City's Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus (R) celebrates with Manchester City's Argentinian defender Pablo Zabaleta ...

    Jesus returns to boost City’s FA Cup bid

    Pep Guardiola hopes Gabriel Jesus will play a part in Manchester City's FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal after the Brazilian recovered from a broken foot. Jesus had an immediate impact after makin...

  • Chelsea's Italian head coach Antonio Conte celebrates winning the English Premier League football match between ...

    Time for Spurs to prove their worth – Conte

    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte took a swipe at Tottenham ahead of Saturday's FA Cup semi-final saying it is high time that the north London club ended decades of underachievement. Conte's Premier Le...

  • 21 Apr 2017
    Serena Williams of the US hits a return against Venus Williams of the US during ...

    Pregnant Serena no intention of quitting – coach

    Serena Williams has no intention of calling time on her tennis career after her shock announcement that she is pregnant and will not play again this year, her coach said Friday. The 35-year-old Ame...

  • Dortmund's Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) and his teammates leave the scene after the team ...

    The big short: How to bet on a share price fall

    When three explosive devices rocked the team bus of German football giants Borussia Dortmund ahead of a crunch Champions League match, authorities assumed it was the latest in a string of jihadist att...

  • This file photo taken on October 23, 2014 shows two store mannequins sporting the jerseys of Real ...

    Messi, Ronaldo kissing graffiti causes pre-Clasico stir

    A graffiti portraying Lionel Messi on tiptoes kissing arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo has caused a stir in Barcelona, just two days before the seaside city's team faces Real Madrid in a crux game. The...

  • Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho sits in the dugout before the UEFA Europa League ...

    Man United ‘in trouble’ with injuries – Mourinho

    Manchester United's mounting injury problems mean they are "in trouble" going into the season's decisive weeks, according to manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho lost Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimiovic...

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